Total Time
2hrs 10mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 2 hrs

My friend grows the most amazing cantaloupes. After pigging out on most of one I decided to search for a great drink recipe using this sweet fruit. I found this drink from the Seattle-Post Intelligencer. Make sure you use only the sweetest cantaloupe you can find.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a large bowl or food storage bag, combine the cantaloupe, sugar, lemon juice, mint and basil.
  2. Let the melon macerate in the refrigerator until very soft and juicy, about 2 hours. Meanwhile chill the glasses in the freezer.
  3. When ready to serve, puree the melon mixture in a blender or food processor.
  4. Add the rum and ice and blend until slushy.

Reviews

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This was interesting! A bit too sweet and strong and could use more lemon. A nice way to cool off on a hot summer day! Thanks.

Rita~ August 24, 2008

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